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2011 Burton US Open

March 15, 2011

This is the first of the Open Series that I have competed in and it was one BIG week. The weather held true to typical East Coast
conditions which consisted of rain, sleet, snow, wind, cloud and sun. In Pre-Qualifiers practice I managed to knuckle the 75ft
jump on my butt and bruise my tailbone to the point that I wasn’t sure if i could compete. After a quick check up with the physio
I managed to put down a run that put me in 22nd with the top 30 from 80 competitiors going through. The next day was Qualifiers
and my tailbone was not good! It all came down to the last jump and I only managed to do 1 and 3/4 wildcats ending up on my
stomach on the landing. I was lucky not to hurt something else and the whole competition was a great experience. I finished
48th overall out of 120 competitiors.